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Trinket Box

1991.843 (RS20916)

Description

Small painted scenic deisgn in rectangular shape throughout; has painted interior, a hinged lid, an exterior painted in yellow enamel; bordered in black, brown and blue stripping; off-white border around engriseille landscape showing castle or fort at water's edge; a cliff exists in the foregound. Interior is painted blue while bottom is washed in black.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
borders (ornament areas)
painting (coating)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Bordered
borders (ornament areas)
Box, Trinket
boxes (containers)
Painted
painting (coating)
Rectangular
scenes (depictions)
scenic
Wood
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
1 1/4 x 3 3/8 x 2 3/5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.843
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2624

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
scenic

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